Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje called Pink city, Jaipur as hub of performing arts in the opening event of Jairangam, the festival that runs for a week. She communicated that the events like Jaipur Literature Fest, World Music Festival and Sufi Festival has helped in making the city a centre of art and culture.
Last evening CM Raje addressed the crowd at the opening of Jairangam 2016 and said all these lines while praising city’s growth and development.
Also, she mentioned, “The theatre festival is presenting to the Jaipur audience 33 plays and 200 street plays along with various seminars and workshops and is indeed a fitting embellishment to Rajasthan’s cultural scape”.
Also, the Bollywood’s veteran actor Paresh Rawal was given the Jairangam National Award for Life Time Contribution in Theatre by CM Raje.
The city represents a peerless combination of emerging IT sector and its heritage in art and culture. Jaipur arts has a rich history of art. The Rajput and Mughal rulers here were quite fond of inviting artisans from all over the country and also from outside of the country to share their artisan skills with the Jaipur folks.
Many of the artists liked the city so much that, they settled here only and further added in the cultural advancement of the city. Some of the exemplary arts here are Block printing, Sculpture and Stone carving, Zari, Tarkashi etc. Also, the Silver Jewellery, Kundan, Gems and Meenakari is quite appreciated around the world. The affluent culture of Jaipur art craft is mostly manifested in its miniature paintings, blue pottery and traditional attires and clothes with bandhni, zardosi and zari work done on them.
Also, Jaipur arts accommodates its own style of performing arts. The Jaipur Gharana for Kathak is one fine example of affluence of the city in its cultural heritage and arts.